Press Release #113 (2/27/12)


 For immediate release 


Many of Last Night's Award-Winning and Nominated Films

Can Be Seen on Cable's Movies On Demand 

New York, February 27, 2012 - With all of the golden statues handed out, Hollywood's biggest night and the 2012 Awards Season comes to a close. But the excitement of these great films continues with many of last night's winners now playing on cable's Movies On Demand (MOD).  For those who want to check out these celebrated titles from the comfort of home, all they need do is click on their digital cable remotes.

One of the biggest winners, "Hugo," premieres on MOD February 28.  In March, winners "The Descendants," "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo," "The Muppets" and nominees "My Week with Marilyn," "Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close," "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" and "The Adventures of Tintin" will premiere.  Other winners and nominees currently playing are listed below. 

Winners available on cable's Movies on Demand: 

"Hugo" (Premieres on MOD February 28**)

Art Direction: Production Design by Dante Ferretti; Set Decoration: Francesca Lo Schiavo

Cinematography: Robert Richardson

Sound Editing: Philip Stockton and Eugene Gearty

Sound Mixing: Tom Fleischman and John Midgley

Visual Effects: Rob Legato, Joss Williams, Ben Grossmann and Alex Henning 

"The Descendants" (Premieres on MOD March 13**, weeks before Netflix and Redbox)

Writing (Adapted Screenplay): Screenplay by Alexander Payne and Nat Faxon & Jim Rash 

"The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" (Premieres on MOD March 20**)

Film Editing: Kirk Baxter and Angus Wall

"The Muppets" (Premieres on MOD March 20)

Best Original Song: Bret McKenzie

"Midnight in Paris" (Now playing)

Writing (Original Screenplay): Written by Woody Allen 

"The Help" (Now playing)

Actress in a Supporting Role: Octavia Spencer

"Beginners" (Now playing)

Actor in a Supporting Role: Christopher Plummer

"The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore" (Now Playing as part of a package - Best Animated Short Films playing until March 13 in most systems*) Best Animated Short: William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg  

"The Shore" (Now Playing - as part of a package - Best Live Action Short Films playing until March 13 in most systems*)

Best Live Action Short: Terry George and Oorlagh George  

Nominated films premiering in March include: "Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close" (March 27**- weeks before Netflix and Redbox), "My Week with Marilyn" (March 13**), "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" (March 20** - weeks before Netflix and Redbox), "The Adventures of Tintin" (March 20).

Nominated films currently playing include:

"Moneyball," "The Tree of Life," "Warrior," "Bridesmaids," (playing until Feb. 29) "Transformers: Dark of the Moon," "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2," "The Ides of March," "Margin Call," (playing until March 4) "Anonymous," "Hell and Back Again," "If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front," "Drive," "Real Steel," and "Rise of the Planet of the Apes."  

With Movies On Demand through digital cable, viewers can watch movies instantly, pause, fast-forward and rewind.

*Title dates and availability may vary by system.

**Premieres on MOD same day as DVD.

These movies are distributed to U.S. cable systems by iN DEMAND. For full listings, go to, on-screen guides or cable system websites. Listings for Cable's Movies On Demand can also be found at (    

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